Edward J. Zajac

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Institutional Nature of Price Bubbles

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2008
Sheen S. Levine and Edward J. Zajac
University of Texas at Dallas and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business
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Bubble, Market, Finance, Institution, Behavioral Economics, Economic Sociology

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Corporate Elites and Corporate Strategy: How Demographic Preferences and Structural Position Shape the Scope of the Firm

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Sep 2006
Michael Jensen and Edward J. Zajac
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upper echelons, corporate elites, diversification, CEOs, directors, top management teams, acquisitions

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The Social Construction of Market Value: Institutionalization and Learning Perspectives on Stock Market Reactions

American Sociological Review, Vol. 69, pp. 433-458, 2004, Ross School of Business Paper No. B007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
Edward J. Zajac and James D. Westphal
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business and University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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governance, institutional theory

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Made to Fit: How Practices Vary as They Diffuse

Academy of Management Review, January 1, 2010; 35 (1)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Shaz Ansari, Peer C. Fiss and Edward J. Zajac
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business
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How Inductive and Deductive Generalization Shape the Guilt by Association Phenomenon Among Firms: Theory and Evidence

Ivana Naumovska & Edward J. Zajac (2020) 'How Inductive and Deductive Generalization Shape the Guilt by Association Phenomenon among Firms: Theory and Evidence.' Organization Science, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Ivana Naumovska and Edward J. Zajac
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corporate misconduct, guilt by association, generalization, stigma, organizational categories, stock market reactions, reverse mergers, Chinese firms

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Corporate Governance, Boards of Directors, Strategic Change, Newly Public Firms, Broad and Deep Expertise, Adaptive Expertise

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Venture Capital Ownership as a Contingent Resource: How Owner/Firm Fit Influences IPO Outcomes

Lungeanu, R., & Zajac, E. J. (2016). Venture Capital Ownership as a Contingent Resource: How Owner–Firm Fit Influences IPO Outcomes. Academy of Management Journal, 59(3), 930-955.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Sep 2018
Razvan Lungeanu and Edward J. Zajac
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Venture Capital Expertise, IPO, Contingency Theory

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Last to Come and Last to Go? On the Complex Role of Gender and Ethnicity in the Reputational Penalties for Directors Linked to Corporate Fraud

Ivana Naumovska, Georg Wernicke & Edward J. Zajac. 2020. 'Last to Come and Last to Go? on the Complex Role of Gender and Ethnicity in the Reputational Penalties for Directors Linked to Corporate Fraud.' Academy of Management Journal, 63(3): 881-902
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
Ivana Naumovska, Georg Wernicke and Edward J. Zajac
INSEAD, HEC Paris - Strategy & Business Policy and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business
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corporate misconduct, ex-post settling up, board of directors, minority directors, board diversity

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Strength and Weakness in Numbers? Unpacking the Role of Prevalence in the Diffusion of Reverse Mergers

Academy of Management Journal
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
Ivana Naumovska, Edward J. Zajac and Peggy M. Lee
INSEAD, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - Management Department
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Diffusion, Controversial Practice, Reverse Mergers, IPO, Financial Markets, Bubbles, Institutional Theory, Structural Equation Modeling

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Family-Owned Firms, Corporate Governance, Financial Markets, Emerging Markets, Institutional Reform

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Power and Paradigms: The Dutch Response to Pressures for Shareholder Value

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 60-75, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Jan 2015
Queensland University of Technology - School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)Amsterdam Business School
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Corporate Governance, Practice/Idea Diffusion, Shareholder Value Orientation, Ownership Structure, The Netherlands

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When Do Outsider CEOs Generate Strategic Change? The Enabling Role of Corporate Stability

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 50, Issue 7, pp. 1267-1294, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Ayse Karaevli and Edward J. Zajac
Sabanci University - Graduate School of Management and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business
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CEO successions, outsider CEOs, strategic change, strategic leadership, successor origin

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A Behavioral Theory of Corporate Governance: Explicating the Mechanisms of Socially Situated and Socially Constituted Agency

Academy of Management Annals, Forthcoming
Posted: 20 Mar 2013
James D. Westphal and Edward J. Zajac
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business

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corporate governance, boards, directors, agency, power, institutional theory

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Control, Collaboration, and Productivity in International Joint Ventures: Theory and Evidence

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Jing Li, Changhui Zhou and Edward J. Zajac
Simon Fraser University, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business

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Control, Collaboration, Joint Venture, China

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The Diffusion of Ideas Over Contested Terrain: The (Non) Adoption of a Shareholder Value Orientation Among German Firms

Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 501-534, 2004
Posted: 30 Jul 2007
Peer C. Fiss and Edward J. Zajac
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business

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Studies, Corporate governance, Shareholder relations, Public companies, Mathematical models

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The Symbolic Management of Strategic Change: Sensegiving via Framing and Decoupling

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 1173-1193
Posted: 28 Jul 2007
Peer C. Fiss and Edward J. Zajac
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business

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When and Where Can Institutionalization Occur? The Case of Price Bubbles in Financial Markets

Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2009
Sheen S. Levine and Edward J. Zajac
University of Texas at Dallas and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business
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Institutionalization, Market, Price, Bubble, Experiment, Institution, Behavioral Economics, Economic Sociology